GreenTwins Tallinn and Helsinki: Digital Twins for more democratic, resilient and greener cities.

Green spaces in cities are of particular importance in the face of ongoing urbanisation and the anthropogenic climate change. Urban greenery affects the physical and mental health of citizens. It reduces the immediate effects of global warming such as heat islands and improves the thermal comfort of cities. In addition, plants have an impact on … Continue reading

Living Lab Urban:Quarters 4.0 at HLRS

The research focus of Living Lab Urban:Quarters 4.0 (Reallabor Stadt:Quartiere 4.0) lies on the development of digital tools to support citizens, planners, and decision makers with the aim of creating synergies and cooperation across complex and dynamic processes in the context of digital transformation. One of the major challenges is the linking of expectations and … Continue reading

Grand Paris survey: How walkable is your neighborhood?

We realized a questionnaire in the framework of a scientific study with the focus on life quality and mobility in the surroundings of Paris’ most frequented ring road, the Boulevard Periphérique (between 1.1 and 1.2 million vehicles per day). Are you living in the metropolitan area of Paris? Take part in this online questionnaire and help us … Continue reading